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  1. 686Cody

    What to do with exhaust

    I can't believe someone would do that. That car dealer would be smart to have that fixed or he will probably never sell it.
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    What to do with exhaust

    You could copy this idiot. I took these pics this morning.
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    What to do with exhaust

    I agree with Evan. Its hard to make duals look good and even. I would exit behind the rear tire. The exhaust will most likely turn your wheel black if you exit in front of the rear tire. My personal opinion is that exhaust usually looks best if its not looked at. It should not draw your attention. I'm not a fan of stacks or huge tips. I say exit behind the rear tire. Tuck it up close to the bed so its not hanging down so it looks nice and clean.
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    Converted my 02 3500 to single wheel

    Looking good. Keep it up.
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    Tow Pig Project

    Sup guys? I finally got the windows done. It looks awsome. Im very happy with it. Those stupid mirrored windows had been making me crazy for a long time. Its a huge relief to finally have that behind me. I had all the windows retinted and had them do a sunstrip on the windshield. Before After
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    Tow Pig Project

    Hey guys I'm new here. Thought I would show what I been up to. I have learned alot from forums and am happy to be a part of one with people from idaho. I am happy to help anyone and my garage is always open. I bought my truck in feb of 2013 for the sole purpose of towing my camp trailer. It had 244,000 miles and now has 256,600. It was stock besides a 3 inch down pipe, gold superchip, built tranny, and gauges. It needed alot of work but the body was pretty nice and i was in love. I paid $5,250. Two months later i bought a spare engine out of a 95 for $450. I was never very impressed with the power it made even after fixing a ton of pre turbo exhaust leaks and boost leaks and adding a couple goodies. It towed my toy hauler ok and now i have a fifth wheel that it tows pretty good but kinda struggles on the hills and at highway speeds. The engine also leaked oil from the oil pan and was making me crazy. I decided to clean up the 95 engine and add some more goodies in preparation for a swap. I started with this. A 95 psd and i had no idea what shape the internals were in. It was very dirty and had been sitting in a shop for 6 years. After pulling the oil pan i was very happy to see that the engine still had hone marks in all cylinders. I ran each cylinder to tdc and they all looked good. It also felt very smooth. I decided to just clean it up and reseal it rather than do complete rebuild. I would rather rebuild the original 97 engine anyways. After some new paint i decided to have my manifolds, up-pipes, and turbo exhaust housing ceramic coated. I added a new oil pan, 3 inch plenums, 160/30 Injectors, t500 hpop, and a melling lpop. I wanted a fluidampner but just couldn't bite the financial bullet. Got the new one in and it runs awsome. Sounds good, feels good, and has some serious power over the last one. So far it dont leak a drop of oil, coolant, or fuel. I am happy. I tows my trailer awsome. I have not found a hill in Idaho that will move the speedo needle. Egts do get hot though. I need a better turbo and plan to add a t4 mount and basb turbo. I still plan on more mods to help this thing tow better. I hope to have this truck forever and love working on it. Its like a playground for someone that likes to tinker. There are just so many things that can be modded. Thanks for reading. Here are some pics.
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    Hitler reacts to his Ford 6.0L issues...

    Lol, I love that video.
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    It's a oil change not a head gasket job...

    You aint kidding. Thats ridiculous. Is that the eco boost engine? Are the trucks like that too?
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    2500 bucks 01 cab n chassi 2wd 114k

    Looks like a great donor for a cummins swap. Nice find.
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    It's a oil change not a head gasket job...

    FOOK DAT!! What kind of car is that so I know to never buy one?
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    16x7 Dodge Ram Steel Chrome Wheels

    I actually have some experience with those dynapro tires. The guy I was working with put a set of 315/70r17 on his 2nd gen cummins. We were both very impressed with them. He still has them on a spare set of rims with over 50k miles.
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    16x7 Dodge Ram Steel Chrome Wheels

    I had some toyo mts and liked them. I now have toyo at2 and they are ok. My next tires will be bfg. I like the look of wide tires. I think most trucks look best with a fender full of tire. I dont care for trucks lifted way up in the air. I liked them when I was younger though. I'm happy I grew out of the mt tire phase. I doubt ill ever grow out of having oversized tires though. I was told a tall skinny m55 is the best tire for off road but not ideal for highway travel. Just gotta find a happy medium for whatever conditions you plan to drive in I guess.
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    16x7 Dodge Ram Steel Chrome Wheels

    But big tires are cool. Surprised you didn't know that I like the idea of painting the inside of the wheels. I think I'm gonna try that. Probably use flat black and some matte clear coat for wheels. The wheels I painted on the pathfinder have held up great so far.
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    Been a while!

    The best part aboit having a camp trailer is getting to see how well your truck tows it after your recent upgrades.
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    Tow Pig Project

    Thank you guys. I am very happy with it. The thing I'm really excited about now is that i finally found some non factory tint rear windows. I can't stand the mirrored look and how they don't match. Ive been trying to find windows for years now. I havent got them installed yet but atleast I've got them. I don't drive the truck in the winter much. Especially when there is salt and sandy gravel on the roads. Its been sitting over a month now. The seam sealer seems to be a common issue. The auto body guy said they see it alot on the older vehicles.
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    For anyone that welds

    I use starting fluid to clean before I weld sometimes. I assume it's safe because its made to be burned. Kinda scary because the box of starting fluid sits right next to the box of brake cleaner. If the starting fluid was gone I wouldn't have thought twice to use brake cleaner. I'm happy you guys posted this.
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    For anyone that welds

    That's crazy. I never would have thought. I hope that guy is ok.
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    Back Surgery Today December 18, 2017

    I hope everything goes good. Cheers to a speedy recovery
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    Stupid people?!

    That's amazing. I've never seen anything like that before. One of my favorite quotes is "born stupid lasts a long fukin time" by the guy I work with.
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    happy thanksgiving 2017

    Happy Thanksgiving. I hope everyone has a great day.
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    what do you do for a living?

    It should be a stainless steel tag welded to the casing above ground. Here is a pic of the tag. Here is a link to the dept of water resources well log search. It had a spot to input the tag number and should give you your well info if its in their system. https://www.idwr.idaho.gov/Apps/appsWell/WCInfoSearchExternal/
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    what do you do for a living?

    You can pull the pump with a pump truck is ideal but alot of people do it themselves with a crane or other things. It kinda depends how deep the pump is set for how heavy its gonna be. Them older pumps seem to really last a long time if the well is clean. Do You have the info for your well? If not get me the tag number off the well. It should start with a D00*****. I can get the log for you if its in the system.
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    Winter time is coming to Idaho

    You have got a really nice place MoparMan
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    what do you do for a living?

    I am happy to help when I can. I like to think if the well is done right you should never have issues with it. I don't do pump work and unfortunately the pump will eventually fail.
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    what do you do for a living?

    I drill water wells. I have been in the drilling business since before i graduated high school. Almost 15 years. I have drilled more wells than any other driller the last 2 years in a row, soon to be 3. The last 2 years I drilled over 100 wells each. I dont think ill hit 100 this year. The weather slowed us down quite a bit earlier this year with all the snow. I like drilling because it involves a bit of everything I enjoy. I work outside, I drive a truck, i have a class A cdl, I weld, I mechanic, I'm the boss on my rig, I run a crane, i talk with customers and vendors, and best of all I rarely have to answer to my boss. He lets me do my thing and as long as I have permits I can just go to work and do my job.